suc·​ce·​dent sək-ˈsē-dᵊnt How to pronounce succedent (audio)
: coming next : succeeding, subsequent

Word History


Middle English, from Latin succedent-, succedens, present participle of succedere

First Known Use

15th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of succedent was in the 15th century

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Cite this Entry

“Succedent.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 Mar. 2023.

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